Update: Tax Scams in the Ark-La-Tex
In the December 2015 newsletter, we published a warning about tax scams whereby imposters claiming to be IRS agents contacted an individual with the intent of collecting phony income taxes, penalties, and interest. According to a recent article by KTBS (internet link provided below), this problem appears to be getting worse and closer to home for residents of the Ark-La-Tex.
For a complete list of recent tax scams, check out the consumer alert issued by the IRS.
I was born on November 21, 1982 at Glenwood Regional Medical Center in West Monroe, Louisiana. My father, however, was in a duck blind that morning off a rural highway some 25 miles outside the Monroe city limits. Needless to say, I was going to be raised an avid hunter who would appreciate the outdoors.
Four years later, Dad was back at his favorite duck hole on a frigid morning in late November. This time around, I accompanied him armed with a single-shot, 4-10 shotgun. Mallards, pintail, and widgeon were on the move, as we maneuvered a pirogue through flooded timber to recover the most recent of the morning’s harvest. Out of nowhere, four mallards swooped over the opening of the flooded timber directly overhead. Without missing a beat, Dad grabbed the shotgun, pointed it in the direction of the sailing birds, and yelled at me to pull the trigger. A green-head mallard drake splashed into the water in front of the boat, and a sportsman was born.
Infographic: Common Tax Topics for Self-Employed Individuals & Business Owners
Introduction to Updated Website: Client Portal
For the second installment of our “Introduction to Updated Website” series (last month’s edition introduced the “Young Professionals & Entrepreneurs Blog”), I want to introduce you to the Client Portal that was recently added to our website at www.wrightaccountingcpa.com. We have contracted with Citrix, a leading software development company, to utilize their application, Sharefile.
The purpose of the client login is to provide a means for sharing confidential information over a secure network. Using the Sharefile application, you can upload and download sensitive documentation with the peace of mind that your information is protected.
The information technology research and advisory firm of Gartner, Inc. recently recognized Citrix as a leader in the field of enterprise file sync and sharing.
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